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The Pond


About this design:

I just LOVE frog ponds! We have a park nearby our house that is close enough for us to walk there. There is a pond on the way that is always filled with frogs and turtles! Needless to say my boys LOVE counting the turtles but we generally don't get to count the frogs cause they are much too quick! There are always lots of dragonflies flitting over the water too! It's very relaxing!
I have been trying to finish this bracelet for the last few weeks and just have not had the time!
What initially inspired it were the lampwork glass beads that I got from Glass by Leese named Frog Pond.

Components:

polymer clay frog focal by me, lampwork glass beads from Glass by Leese, lampwork glass beads by Pinocean, czech glass beads, vintaj findings, unicorne mini teardrops, amethyst nuggets, recycled glass, tierracast heishi and beadcaps

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  1. AllureofGemsGlamJulia
    AllureofGemsGlamJulia says:

    Love it! :)

  2. Crystal Canary
    Crystal Canary says:

    Oh my, now this is BEAUTIFUL!!! The focal is awesome! Every element in this paints the picture of your walks to the pond. The flowers, dragonfly, and leaf are perfect. I think my goldfish would rather swim in your pond–as his is a bit boring! LOVE IT! :)

  3. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    I can see it exactly! :) Love the vision! and your PC is adorable!

  4. Warped Wire Studio
    Warped Wire Studio says:

    I loved frogs as a kid too. I still like them and I LOVE the colors and design of this bracelet. You did a wonderful job with the composition and the focal is lovely.

  5. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Jess that little lilypad with frog piece is just too dang cute. Your polymer pieces are fantastic. Just a super cute bracelet!

  6. DayLilly aka Del
    DayLilly aka Del says:

    So beautiful. Love the little frog and the colors are so rich and vibrant.

  7. Copenhagen Statement
    Copenhagen Statement says:

    I’ll admit that I am not crazy about the frog ;-(

    But I love the color combination. You have really put some thought into the combination of the beads – and have shown courage in choise of colors. They are so different, but still work together and unites all the beads into one creative piece.

  8. Beadling
    Beadling says:

    Wow! I Love this! This is such a beautiful piece and you put so many wonderful elements into it. I love the frog and the dragonfly and the leaf. I can totally imagine the pond by looking at this!

  9. Beadaholic
    Beadaholic says:

    What a fabulous vision this piece creates! Reminds me of the small pond in a park I went to often as a small child. Your PC focal is excellent, and the rest of the components just mesh perfectly with it…great job Jess!

  10. Asia
    Asia says:

    Wow, you amaze me with the skill of making little polymer clay creatures, love the whole design too :D

  11. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    I almost didn’t see the little frog on my phone. But taking a closer look I spotted him and fell instantly in love! Super cute.

  12. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    What a wonderful focal..you did a superb job.

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